Having a kid really made me mad at all the parents who try to convince others to have kids. HAVING A KID IS BONKERS. Why would you want anyone to parent if they weren’t 100% into the idea?

Even after birthing a kid, people STILL keep scanning my body for evidence of a second, despite us never wavering that we weren’t having more. My husband just got a vasectomy, and now people are finally starting to believe us that we’re one-and-done.

Having kids isn’t for everyone. I’m very happy for you that you do fulfilling work, you have love, and you’re able to make a choice that’s right for you, rather than just going along with the status quo!

Empathy for the win! Published in Gen, Human Parts, Heated, Tenderly —Feminism, Sexuality, Veganism, Anti-Racism, Parenting. She/They darcyreeder.substack.com

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